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>> it's overwhelming to see this many people that have perished. >> lost lives are re-lived... >> all of these people shouldn't be dead. >> will there differences bring them together, or tear them apart. >> the only way to find out is to see it yourselves. >> which side of the fence are you on? borderland only on al jazeera america ♪ . >> this is al jazeera america, live from new york city. with a look at today's top stories. patterns of excessive force. the justice department releases it's report on the albuquerque police department and calls for major reforms. a five day stand off hundreds of mr. russian protestors occupying buildings in ukraine, as vladimir putin threatened europe. fifth years after ljb signed a law banning racial discrimination,
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president obama celebrates the civil rights act. and behind the scenes of a demolition of the old bay bridge in san francisco. why it's at a critical and very dangerous new faze. >> the justice department said today it has found patterns of excessive force by police in albuquerque new mexico. officers have fired at 37 people since 2010. 23 were killed. the report comes weeks after officers shot and kill add homeless mass during a confrontation in the cities foothills this investigation actually began before that incident. the report also says albuquerque police have used excessive force against people who only posed a minimum threat. heidi jotas row is live for us. heidi, how significant are the findings and what
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will they mean for the police for? >> hey, tony. the findings found today were a stunner. it is also an affirmation for those that have lost love ones always to their claims that police have used excessive force. and this announcement came in 4 points, tony, fist that the albuquerque police department too frequently used deadly force against people who posed minimal threat. that the police department also excessively uses tazers, that a too frequently used force for the mentally ill, and that these problems are systematic. that these deficiencies are long standing, and from the doj's letter the police department, that there is a culture of indifference, to constitutional policing.
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>> in fact, we found that sometimes it was the conduct of the officers themselves that heightened the danger and escalated the need to use force. >> now the department of justice has offer add lit of recommended changes for the police didn't. and if nothing comes of those, the department of justice does have power to file a civil lawsuit. tony. >> heidi, what reaction if any are we hearing at this point from the city, city officials and police officials? >> sure, it is interesting tony, the city, mayor, and the police chief said they received these findings just about the same time as way in the media did, and they held a press conference, immediately after in which they acknowledged the
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findings, may accepted the need for improvement, and the mayor of albuquerque said he was optimistic that this was a good step, and that changes are coming. >> it is difficult as the findings in the record are, and there are some difficult findings in the report, and we recognize that, the good news, is that this is an achievable goal. our community can have confident that their mayor, their chief, and the police department will embrace these challenges and that we are embracing these, the process is made to move this forward. these are problems we can solve as long as we work together as a community. >> now, there have been various protests throughout the city since the killing of james lloyd on march 16th. and there's been an effort to recall. the mayor. i asked him today if he considered resigning and he also declined an opportunity to apologize to the families who have lost mens due to excessive force. >> in albuquerque new
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mexico. appreciate it, thank you. ukraine's government is hoping for a peaceful solution to the crisis in the eastern part of the country but images like these are not helping the situation. plate toe released a satellite images today showing thousands of russian troops amassed near the ukrainian border. meanwhile, prorussian protestors are reenforcing barricades outside a building they seized in the city. ukraine's interior ministry, repeated it's threat to use force to clear the building if protestors do not leave. kim reports from one of the stand offs. >> from inside their barricaded empire, protestors keep watch, as reinforcements arrive. this they say is their domain. that they would rather
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face the use of force. a lot of statements about storming the buildings we are living from one statement to the next, what can we do. we are not ready to step aside and the people are not ready to either. they leave in the east they won't face prosecution, and as part of the deal they could gain more regional control. >> we are ready to consider the issue of reform, of local government expanding the rights of local council, including the creation of executive authorities for councils. we are ready to take that path to the region who will also be responsible for the situation in the country, and not just refer to what is going oin kiev. >> but protestors say it is the authority whose should be listening to their demands and not the other way around. they have a legitimate
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government of the region, they say they have no plans to evacuate the building and are continuing to prepare for any assault. >> despite the declaration, they are already a republic, protestors now say they want a referendum on the issue to prove they have the people's support. interim if the amnesty they say is meaningless. >> no we don't trust him, he is just creating a reason to push us out of here, and then the of presentation will start. >> he is a liar. the people don't trust him any more, and don't want him to be the acting president of this country. it is an illegal authority. >> i am an ordinary person protecting my home. we are not standing anywhere with any weapons and everybody and claiming they are russians but here we are people. >> kiev with though accuses russia of orchestrating unrest in the east, as a pretext.
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regardless of where the opportunities has been sent in or night, time is running out for authorities. how much they are willing to compromise the determining factor over these trenches will turn into a battlefield. also today, threatens to shut off natural gas supplies if it doesn't help ukraine settle it's multibillion dollars gas bill, al jazeera peter sharp has that part of the story now from moscow. >> the message from president putin which was relied by his press spokes men on thursday was quite simply in, he was telling the european leaders in his deep concern, at the ukraine's failure to pay it's natural gas bill.
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putin was sitting down to discuss how this could be solved. he urn ways that if it wasn't solved this could effect gas prices and the supply of gas coming into europe. don't forget 40 pest of all gas coming into europe, flows through the ukraine, and one only has to look back to 2009 january 1st, when russia over another failure to pay it's bills flipped the switch, cutting ukraine off, and within days quite honestly, the supply of gas coming into europe, was also seriously reduced with ukraine, alleging to have been siphons off the gas that was due to go into europe. so a reminder there of those gas wars and what could becoming a part of the future here. >> peter sharp reporting for us, we are learning more today about a government review into last year's boston marathon bombing. the new york times reports russia declined several fbi requests forking in on bombing
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summit. screws may be closer to finding the resting place. the official in charge said a plane detected what may be another signal coming from a man made device deep in the indian ocean. several other sounds have been heard in recent days. in adds to hope that searchers may soon be able to pinpoint the objects location, and send down a robotic submarine. to retrieve it. venezuelan president is set to meet with oppositions leaders and it marks the start of talks and have dozens of people that al jazeera mariano sanchez has a preview.
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>> they say it is impossible to live here any more, because there are so many murders that the u.n. says 53.7 per 100,000 inhabitants. that sometimes it is difficult to understand these numbers just to put nit context, and for you to understand, on important, there were eight people dead. seven of them have been killed. two numbers say one in four are scared at any given time, but what does that mean. that means that every time a person wants to go
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and buy their basic needs, they go to a super market, and it is highly likely that there will not find either flour, or chicken, or oil, or meet, this is what is happening every day in venezuela. people have to go from one store to the next to be able to get their basic needs. now the government will meet later on with the political oppositions this will be the fist round of talks between both sides. after two mondays of protests and they have different agendas the government says that they want to speak about the economy, and the insecurity and the political opposition has sort of a different agenda, while these issues are very important, they want to talk about the liberation of whom they call political prisoners, they want changes in the supreme court, in the national electoral tribunal, and these government institutions which are completely
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dominating there won't be any student representatives in these talks and these students say they want to continue pressuring the government, continue protesting because they want immediate changes and they want the president to resign. she is the assignment editor that is considered government friendly. a young opposition leader says her relationship with pinto is the reason she was kidnapped. a young opposition organizer went on twitter here is her twitter page, to say that she had a close relationship with the journalist, and
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ariano accused the government of kidnapping for political reasons. you will see she has 193,000 followers and here is a picture with the journalist. never the less, a campaign is taking place right now. journalists from all over the country, from print, radio, and television, holding up signs asking her to be released. these are two prominent in venezuela. meaning free, this is a school of journalism. and also you even have kids here from this publication, with this sign, saying to inform is not a crime. now one of the many mysteries surrounding this kidnapping tony, it's been four days since pinto was kidnapped so far no demands or contact with the family, that we know of. >> okay, will you keep us posted on this. >> yes, definitely. >> this year marks 50
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years since president lindon johnson signed a law banning racial discrimination in public places. today's the first and the man whose efforts made it possible, mike has more. >> to the lbj library. to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the signing of the civil rights act. something that he signed in june of 1964, in this building behind me, and to celebrate lbj himself, a man whose legacy was tarnished over the last generation because of the escalation of the war, principally, but to relook at his record, passing landmark reglation. to medicare, food stamps a host of social programs but the civil rights act, and the voting rights act. two landmark pieces of legislation pushed through in a time of
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racial division and social unrest. the president talked about the cynicism, president obama about the cynicism that pervades an american society, and is the jaundice view of washington with and keep pushing forward as lbj himself did. >> rereject such cynicism, because michelle has lived out the legacy of those efforts. because my daughters have lives out the legacy of those efforts, because i and millions of my generation were in a position to take the baton that hend had to us. it was a broadly dramatic speech, applauding the accomplishments and talking about the need to keep pushing forward in the legacy, and stay away from complacentsy, he called the enemy of good government. >> coming up on alleges, eric holder says he and president obama have
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faced unprecedented and ugly adversity in office. we will look into that claimant in today's power politics that's next. and we will take you live to eastern washington, where a dam is cracked, engineers are racing to figure out how it happened and how to fix it.
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it was one of the worst days of the year. almost 260 points. taking an especially nasty beating today. sinking 3% in total. after a five year economic crisis greece is finally beginning to recover. the country is returning to international financial markets today offering a five year bond that investors are meeting with some enthusiasm. joins us now from mountain view california and he is the president and chief financement officer with america investments it is good to see you, sir, thank you for your time. i am trying to figure out
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the big deal here, here is what i mean. realistically, greece is just starting to climb out of this hole, right. doesn't the country zillion have a jump credit rating it received what an i.m.f., an ecb. an e, bail out. it has a long way to go here, correct? the good news is that private risk funding is chasing yields. the other one is it only going to be paying 5%? also, when the head of the bank says he will do whatever it takes people should be given a chance to go after the yield. will i put my money there? no. two relevant thing here is if greece were to move forward.
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then it is risk friendly, which is not the end of the world. >> what is the likelihood, even as we are seeing a bit of good news here with these investors diving in. that greece can still default? >> greece used to have a primary deficit, which means they used to have a banner deficit they could not fund operations. at that stage, it was their interest to go to the bargaining table, and say please give us a lot of money, now they are a surplus, which means they are not depend on it, and at any time they say we with don't want to pay it any more, and if they don't, life will continue. so they are in a bargaining position. so things are great, the
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whole zone is designed to push down the road so that banks one day will be able to stomach the loss that is at some point will come. >> why does greece and it's economic problems and with it is having a good day, and whether these are snapping up these bonds why does that matter to the larger global economy? and to investors here? i would argue it doesn't matter any more. and the turning point was cypress. and the relevant again, it is private capitol. that means for their losses it is no longer this conteh june. it is no longer the large banks that everybody is depend on.
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that's a key reason why it is as secure as it is, because disno longer a crisis for the rest of the world. >> finally, is unemployment easing there? is it spill around 25%? >> who knows what these numbers are, because they don't have the skill ises to measure them. but they are positive signs and is they are able to continue pushing with reform, so they are taking the tough medicine, and is the reason is because that's imposed by the market. that was terrific. candid, and honest. with america incomerments. thank you, the head of the international monetary fund, says the fall out from the crisis in ukraine could impact the entire global economy. christene la gar tells our ali velshi, that russia's economy is being battered by negative reaction to it's actions and that the ripple
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effect, of that, may put the worldwide recovery in jeopardy. it's clear that political tensions in that part of the world, and anywhere for that matter, are not helping growth. are where people that were going to create jobs will hold off. >> you can hear more of the interview with christene that's tonight on real money. that is 4:00 pacific right here. a collection of environmental groups is suing oil and gas companies for decades of damage done to louisiana's environment. they call themselveses the green army, and they are making war to protect their coastal wetlands. kimberly has more in the second report of our series, climate sos.
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but now he is fighting a new battle to save his statement's environment. >> because of the impact of the oil companies, that have come here, and basically had their way in the state of louisiana, they have hung their flag over the state capitol. he says it was caused by the oil and gas industry, he says it is easy to spot the wells and uncapped pike line. >> environmentalists complain the state government allows the industry to sell regulate, that's why the green army has file add lawsuit asking nearly 100 oil companies to honor
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contracts requires them to repair the construction. >> every scientific study, including the industry's own has concluded that the industry caused a significant amount of damage. there is this idea that they are above the law. >> that would stop such lawsuits. the statement, the louisiana gas association said the green army is just one more group seeking to extort money from the oil and gas industry. >> but ornery says little industry profits ever line the pockets of resident, louisiana is the fourth largest energy producer in the u.s. residents are the second poor nest the united states. thus, democracy does not work here. this place is controlled
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by an industry, oil and glass. and they write the laws. and the people of louisiana have to fight marry own government to try to protect this place. >> despite decades of -- to help protect louisiana's coast. kimberly, al jazeera, new orleans. how about this, billions of dollars that was just kind of effective, we will take a look at why they spent so much money, despite claims it didn't really work, to come back bird and swine flu. and the demolition of the bay bridge enter as dangerous new faze. we will take you to san francisco for a behind the scenes look.
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the u.s. government may have spent more nan a billion dollars for a drug that is marginally better than tylenol. a new report found team flew is not as effective as fighting bird flu or swine flu as once thought. the study -- paul has more. >> in asia,ivian influenza was spreading. experts warned that billions of people were at risk. epledged as the leading medicine, by this new report claims that drugs benefits were exaggerated.
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also tells us there's no effectsen othe flu. >> it led to this, warehouses full of drugs stock piled for emergency, the british government spent $793 million on it, the u.s. government is staggering $1.3 billion on the drug. flu systems can would have lasted seven days were reduced to 6.3 for adults and 5.8 days in children. gains so marginal that the report say over-the-counter drugs could have had the same effect. do get access so the raw research data, and the findings not only question the drug but also criticize the system. the way drugs regulators are only ever president with selective data by the industry. >> they perform the study, they provide the regulator with what they ask for, but they do not
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go out of their way to prevent the benefit in a reasonable fashion. tamaflu is manufactured by rosch. >> we shared all of those things with the regulations and they reflected accordingly in the label. so i think we feel we with have been as transparent as we have been at the time. the world health organization still has an essential medicine. >> and was respond to the cvc release adequater of the anti-??? measures including fampa flu. more than 55 million people have received a
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vaccination, and joining me now is one of the authors of that report, about theth cassie, peter -- good to talk to you. so tamaflu is still saying in the after math of the release of this, that it is effective? so i asked you, is it? the question is it effective to reduce the outcomes that one cares about from a public health perspective. that's the question here. and that's like does it reduce death, and hospitalization. >> what's the answer. >> does it cut the spread of the virus. >> we found no credible evidence that it does those things. >> did your research find that tamaflu is potentially harmful? and does that potential harm outweigh the benefits of using the
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drug? a lot of the discussion talks about how effective it is, and so we did a systematic review of all the trials randomized trials out there, and to answer that, about benefits, and harms. on the harm side it is not a risk free drug. like nausea and vomiting. and then we did find significant increases when the drug is used for a much longer period of time. thicks like psychiatric disturbances and headaches. so if this drug isn't effective, how should we approach treating the flu in the future? there will be other outbreaks? well, it's no that it has
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no effects, there is a duration from seven days to six, so there is a small effect, but when you have a drug that the benefits are so small, especially and the risks are present and real, i think we need to reassess that and ski whether this is the thing we want to spend money on and prescribing at a mass level. >> so are we almost better off letting it run its course? are there are many effective treatments. that public health officials could be stock piled. >> yeah with, there are other thins that we could be doing. we could be spending money upfront on the research side of this. before spending money on purchasing and renders research, so we could be looking into better therapeutics. better vaccines that we can make faster.
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we have barrier interventions like staying home, using masks, there's a lot of things at that level as well. when it comes to complications the fast capture of those people, capture in the sense of you want to treat them early. because these bacterial are treatable. >> a last question for you, when do these drug makers come up with these claims one here is that by using the results show that there were fewer hospitalizations. how does it test those claims? where did that claim come from? >> well, i think people will be surprised to know that most medical science, you couldn't test those claims. so it started in 2009, we tried to test that claim by accessing the raw
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data. and they did not give us the raw data, but that went on for 3 1/2 years and it was only last year when they did give us these very big reports. our conclusions were very consistent with the fd action, in the set up, also gave those reports to. the fda says on the label, it has not been shown to prevent such complications. that's on the label. yet, we have gone along with stock piling under the assumption it can do this. this is hard to understand. >> all right, thank you for your time. one of the authors of that report on theth cassie. joining us from baltimore. the united nations is sending about 12,000 troops to central african republic to help maintain
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peace among widespread religious violence there. in sir is yeah, dozens of fighters have been killed as they battle each other for control of territory, along the iraq border. fighters based in iraq, are trying to capture the town from rival opposition groups. now, it is currently held by the free syrian army, and the front. in who will be the country's next government, voters and the country's most pop list state could be key, security was tight in parts of the state, to prevent religious violence between with the muslims and hindus. india has three times as many registers voterring as the u.s. and they will all have a chance to vote
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over the next five weeks. in kenya, people effected by a police count down have obtained more than 4,000 people, they say it is part of a campaign to prevent terror attacks. but many say it is targeting discrimination, most of them are muslims and many say they have had enough. >> we are going to sit on monday we are going to fight they want a judge to stop the police from arresting those that don't have the right documents.
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people who live here say they are innocent. some say is they feel unwanted and those who come from somalia say they can't go home, because their country is still at war. he says he filmed this secretly at a police station in nairobi. >> with everybody there. men, children, women. a very unhigh jettic situation. mrs. a mesh overhead. and that's all they have for cover from the sun, from rain, all bugs. the government denies the allegations and insisted these have been doctors. >> i took them myself, and they are not photo shopped. i haven't done anything
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beyond the click. while claims continue, they say some of those arrested have been released others have been sent back. process against have largely been peaceful but unsuccessful, now people plan to tight the fight to the courts. al jazeera. nairobi. allen joins us live with more on this, allen. >> tone nit, the damn is just a couple of miles down steer here, and engineers had to drop the level of the water behind it to ease pressure. by about 25 feet, in the body of watt tear is known as the lake. that's made the dam safe,
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but it has immaterial packeted people in four different counties. people like food grower billy nelson. >> i will never live to see this this low again. no, i mean how many times in a person's lifetime do you see a crack in a dam. >> where billy nelson draws water the river hasn't been this low in half a century. since the dam was built. to grow apple apples and apricots in this dry country, he pumps water 24 hour as someday, because of an unprecedented problem with the dam, he has had to install temporary piping to reach the dropping river. sounds like a lot of extra work it is, but you have to have water. but anyway, it makes -- i mean, i have water going up to my farm and that's what counts. >> it isn't just growers effected. docks are high and dry, marinist and boat ramps
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closed public access limited along eight miles of shoreline. at the crescent bar resort for r.v.s and tent campers barbara is hoping the summer can be saved. >> monetarily it will have a huge immaterial packet. we have reserved our campground almost all summer long, and so now we will have to cancel probably a fair share. >> in late february a, whoer spotted this in the top of the dam. a sign of serious problems under water. a fracture that was 65 feet wide, deep and open about two inches with water flowing into it. so when we reduced that. >> the dam is stable, but the future isn't clear. >> engineers are drilling into the damaged pier to map how far the crack extends. answers can come in june, and the final fix with the levels restored to normal. >> so a time line for fix
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has yet to be determined. we still have to get this analysis done. and we still have is to identify what the cause is is. >> the cause doesn't matter much to billy nelson and others peopling the irrigation water flowing and the p cos growing does. >> i have heard all kinds of rumors. it could be six months or longer. >> now the county which operating that dam is now saying they believe the cause of that crack is water pressure over time. just the pressure of the water in the river backing up behind that dam. that, of course, has some serious implications for the 12 other concrete dams along the columbia live system, and frankly for concrete dams all over the country, and around the world. it's just the simple passage of time and water pressure can do that kind of damage. a lot of questions to be answered still. >> can you imagine, all right. allen, appreciate it, thank you. a man hunt is underway
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for the drive who call add car to crash into a day care. tony, the driver of the car that caused a fatal wreck is still at large. police are looking for this man, florida authorities consider himself dangerous, he is accused of ramming his dodge draining go into a car that crashed into the building filled with children. a four-year-old girl was killed and 14 others were injured. am lex a sophomore at franklin regional is being charged as an adult, he faces four counts of attempted homicide, and 21 counts of aggravated assault, police say they are still trying to determine a motive. in tennessee a new bill
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is trying to bring back the electric chair for execution. it is a propose sad legislatures are pushing because of a lack of available drugs use for he that will injections. if passed it will be challenged as a violation of the constitution's protection against cruel and unusual punishment. the last electric accusation in the state was in 2007. pleaded no contest to corruption charges. they were convicted last year of stealing 11 million-dollars from the working class suburbs of los angeles. their plea deal avoiding a retrail on remaining charges each of the five faces up to four years in prison. >> maria, appreciate it. thank you. in today's power politics attorney general is igniting a fire storm of debate over how congress has treated the obama administration. this is a hot one, david chuter joins us to
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explain. >> yeah, tony, fueled by both sides it is clearly a debate that some democrats and republicans want to have, because it helped their own political standing. which is dedicated to racial equality, and holder said the obama administration had faced unpress tented unwarranted p adversity. by a house committee, it has nothing to do with me, forget that, what attorney general has ever had to deal with that kind of treatment? pretty strong stuff, right. so what was the treatment? well, far right republican louie noted that holder has already been held in contempt of congress for not responding, as republicans wanted to document requests. i realize that contempt
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is not important to our attorney general. i don't want to go there? about the contempt? >> you should not assume that it is not a big deal to me, i think that it was appropriate, and unjustice, but don't think it was not a big deal to me. >> i am just looking for evidence, and there is no indication that it is a big deal, because your department is still not forth coming and we can't get the information to get to the bottom, so i don't need lectures from you about contempt. >> still, holder was playing politically to is base, likewise gomeser represents one of the most conservative anti-obama districts in the country. and as far as his politics are concerned he
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quickly posted his insubstitutes on you tube. election year -- he is the married and self-is proclaimed christian conservative who was caught on surveillance making out with a female staff who is not his wife. louisiana state republican chair is now asked to resign, and so is the republican governor. officials say the g.o.b. does not want to be associated with him, especially in an election year. flag burning is back in the news. the semicelebrated the 40th anniversary of breaking the home run record. it should have been uplifting but nobody checked the angle of the pyrotechnics and it set a giant american flag on fire. the material was flame resis tent, but it didn't burn for very long, but the night ended with the braves losing. that a tribute. >> we were trying to fire
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out from and the red glare, and the bombs -- yes. >> good thing for the braves flag burning is still legal. just saying. >> appreciate it, thank you. >> coming up on al jazeera america, big news, for late night david letterman's replacement has been announced. and jacob ward takes us to the top of the old bay bridge in san francisco. taking the roadway apart in pieces slowly peeling it back so they have a, whoing surface by which trucks can carry material out. i have to tell you as i am talking here i am feeling terrified because the whole thing is moving and it is kind of very scary thing to be on obviously unsupported bridge like this.
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bridge is just as hard, if not harder than building the new one. this is the moment that engineers are worried about. not this moment, me being up here, although that is terrifying, but the next three to five years because during that time, an quake could strike, and this bridge could tip over and damage the 6 1/2 billion dollars bridge they just finished building. >> scientists have been detecting small sheets up and down the coast recently, and although no one can predict when an earthquake will strike, it is certain that the old bridge would be terribly dangerous, especially to the new bridge.
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the old bridge use as classic design. it is a long span suspended between two tours. to the engineers had to use enormous four-ton jacks to pull back separating them. then they cut it in half. the crews separated one of the joints causing the whole structure to vibrate and sway. >> i have to tell you as i am talking here i am feeling terrified because the whole thing is moving and it is kind of -- it is a very scary thing to be in obviously unsupported bridge like this. >> the disassembly will happen in three fazes. first, the western most span where it touches treasure island the middle of the bay, then the rest of the bridge, and finally the part between the mud line and the bottom of the bay. which will require underwater demolition experts.
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until that point, however, san francisco will simply continue to hold their breath and hope that the bridge that served them for seven decades can remain standing just a little bit longer. that was one of the scarier things i have ever done in my life. >> how high up were you? is. >> well, the height in is deceiving it is 390 feet from the water, but when you are unthere, you can feel it moving it feels higher than that. >> you felt it? >> oh yeah. that's the thing, because the whole thing is held in tension, they put it into this neutral tension, and the engineers really judged by how much it moved when they cut away another piece, so they cut away. and the whole thing bounces a little bit, and that was my experience. you are comfortable with heights like that. >> . >> no. one foot in front of the
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other. be uh that's the thing, in an earthquake that thing is really dangerous. and that's the whole point here. >> appreciate it, thank you. glad it is you and not me. big news in last night, stephen coal bear will replace david letterman. he signed a five year contract to take over the late show. no date yet for letterman's last show. hhe is hosted that particular program since 2005. okay, your top stories coming up in just a moment, but first, one of the seven new acts getting inducted into the roll and roll hall of fame tonight, see if you can figure it out. ♪ i want to rock & roll all night ♪
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president obama toured the lbj museum today.
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mr. obama took the occasion to remember those who fought for racial equality. >> we recall the countless unheralded americans black and white. students and scholars. preachers. housekeepers. whose names are etched not only monuments but in the hearts of their loved ones. and in the fabric of the country they hope to change. >> the police department is guilty of using excessive force, the doj released it's findings today from an investigation that began in 22/00/7712, it says the department needs to implement reforms and provide officers more training. the shooting death of a homeless man trigger add string of public protests. officials looking for the missing malaysia airline plane, narrowing their search field, they are hearing more signals coming from the same area.
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